Category Archives: WILQ Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER

MORE DETAILS ON TUESDAY’S I-180 CRASH Nine passengers traveling in a van on I-180 near Montoursville were injured Tuesday evening when they collided with a tractor trailer, causing the shut down of the east bound lanes of the interstate for five hours.  According to the Sun Gazette, the driver of the van and his wife,…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 30, 2022

HOLIDAY DECORATION THEFT ON THE RISE Police in South Williamsport, Duboistown and Montoursville are continuing to deal with thieves who steal holiday blow mold figurines.  According to North Central PA dot com, thievery of local favorite holiday displays has become a scourge this holiday season where residents are choosing not to decorate at all due…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 29, 2022

WILLIAMSPORT SHOOTER HELD FOR COURT IN LYCOMING COUNTY A Berks County man who already faces court action on previous charges in Lycoming County has had his case held for court after District Judge Christian Frey heard evidence from victims and witnesses yesterday about a shooting that took place around noon on September 28th at 1000…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 28, 2022

FIRE IN CANTON UNDER INVESTIGATION Fire officials are looking closer at a fire that burned a property at 45 South Water Street in Canton Saturday morning.  According to the Sun Gazette, a 2-story woodshop burned and two homes were saved by multiple fire companies on the scene in Sheffield.  Fire officials say the siding of…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 23, 2022

WATSONTOWN MAN CHARGED WITH DUI A twenty year old man from Watsontown has been charged with a DUI and more after being found under the influence of a controlled substance with a toddler in the car.  According to court records, Watsontown police arrested 20 year old Dakota Lowry for an incident that occurred October 24th…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 22, 2022

WASD TEACHER ACQUITTED ON UNLAWFUL CONTACT CHARGES A Williamsport Area geometry teacher was found not guilty last Friday on all charges of sexual misconduct with two former female students after jurors deliberated three hours.  According to the Sun Gazette, the lawyer for the defense said there was no evidence to support the allegations against 43…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 21, 2022

WOMAN CHARGED FOR SELLING IMAGES OF CHILDREN ONLINE Williamsport Bureau of Police arrested a Williamsport woman after she allegedly sexually abused three young children, and sold the images online. According to Northcentralpa.com, Jennifer Louise Whelan is facing multiple felony charges of trafficking and abuse of children as young as 6. Police reported they were contacted…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 18, 2022

FATAL ACCIDENT IN PERRY COUNTY A man from Northumberland County died in a single-vehicle accident on Route 11 Wednesday around 7:30am.  According to State police at Newport sau 44 year old Keith Krieger of Herndon was driving near the Route 322 West exit ramp in Watts Township when he hit a guide rail, went airborne…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 17, 2022

WOMAN ARRESTED FOR RECKLESS DRIVING IN NEIGHBORHOOD A woman from Williamsport has been charged with first-degree misdemeanor terroristic threats, recklessly endangering another person, and other traffic offenses, for nearly hitting two adults and a child.  According to North Central PA dot com, court records say neighbors yelled at 28 year old Ameerah Yasmine Blackwell to…more »

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